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Disney Developing Rogue One Prequel TV Series with Diego Luna

Diego Luna will reprise his role as Rebel spy Cassian Andor in a live-action prequel series to Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

The Star Wars series will air on the Disney+ streaming platform and will revolve around Cassian's time as a spy during the early years of the Rebellion.

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“Going back to the Star Wars universe is very special for me,” Luna said in a statement. “I have so many memories of the great work we did together and the relationships I made throughout the journey. We have a fantastic adventure ahead of us, and this new exciting format will give us the chance to explore this character more deeply.”

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The description for the series goes on to say the spy thriller will "explore tales filled with espionage and daring missions to restore hope to a galaxy in the grip of a ruthless Empire." A title for the project and a release date have not been announced, but the TV series will go into production next year.

The Rogue One prequel will join Jon Favreau's The Mandalorian as the second live-action Star Wars series for Disney's upcoming streaming service.

(via StarWars.com)

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